Historic / Retired Backgrounds

As authorized in SB22-217, the 4 Colorado license plate backgrounds below are available from all county departments of motor vehicles or online, with $25 from the sale of each going to the Colorado Disability Funding Committee. The backgrounds are shown below, the "blackout" background replicates the 1945 Colorado license plate, the Blue replicates the 1914 Colorado visitor license plate, the Red replicates the 1915 Colorado license plate, and the "Greenie" replicates the Colorado license plate used most years from 1962-1999. Additional details can be found under the "Historical" drop-down menu on the Colorado DMV license plate webpage.

2023 Colorado License Plate Backgrounds Official DMV Poster